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Racing in Heavy Crosswinds, Adaptive Muscle Shortening, Commuting and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 243

Racing in Heavy Crosswinds, Adaptive Muscle Shortening, Commuting and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 243

Pro tips for racing in heavy crosswinds, how cyclists should deal with "adaptive muscle shortening," using your commute to get faster and more is all covered in Episode 243 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE: Takeaways from the first race of the season Using Plan Builder to train for a race with little time Should cyclists be worried about "adaptive muscle shortening?" The biomechanics of pedaling Tips to improve your pedaling efficiency Can longer races build fitness for short races? How to use your commute to get faster What is the purpose of TrainerRoad Workouts with fluctuating sustained power? Pro tips to race in heavy crosswinds Does skipping rest intervals increase the workout's effectiveness? More training questions answered here: bit.ly/Training-Questions-Help-Center ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- THE ONLY PODCAST DEDICATED TO MAKING YOU A FASTER CYCLIST Each week Coach Chad Timmerman, Coach Jonathan and TrainerRoad’s CEO Nate Pearson gather to answer queries submitted from athletes around the globe, as well as dish about their latest training experiments, discoveries and tips. Subscribe to the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast: www.trainerroad.com/podcast ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABOUT TRAINERROAD — CYCLING’S MOST EFFECTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM TrainerRoad makes cyclists faster. Athletes get structured indoor workouts, science-backed training plans, and easy-to-use performance analysis tools to reach their goals Get started today: bit.ly/Get-Faster-TrainerRoad Download the TrainerRoad app: bit.ly/Download-TrainerRoad Browse training plans: bit.ly/TR-Training-Plans ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FOLLOW TRAINERROAD Facebook: www.facebook.com/TrainerRd  Instagram: www.instagram.com/TrainerRoad  Twitter: www. twitter.com/TrainerRoad  Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/TrainerRoad

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